Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

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Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) is a postnominal, designating an individual who has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Fellowship is bestowed by the American Institute of Architects on AIA-member architects who have made outstanding contributions to the profession through design excellence, contributions in the field of architectural education, or to the advancement of the profession.

Fellowships are awarded according to the following categories of nomination:

In 2014, fewer than 3,200 of the more than 80,000 AIA members are Fellows.

Honorary Fellowship[edit]

Honorary Fellowship (Hon. FAIA) may be awarded to foreign (non-U.S. citizen) architects and for non-architects who have made great contributions to the field of architecture or to the American Institute of Architects.

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